Collection: 20th Century Literature

93 Items
  • A Brief History of Time
    New York: Bantam Books, 1988 First edition. First printing, with the introduction by Carl Sagan. The other issue points present: grey-blue endpapers, as well as no dedication...
  • A Farewell to Arms
    New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1929 First edition. First printing, without the legal disclaimer on page x. In the unclipped, first issue dust jacket, with...
  • A Theory of Semiotics
    Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1976 First edition. First printing. The first edition in hardcover and in the English language, published almost immediately following the Bompiani...
  • Angels and Demons
    New York: Pocket Books, 2000 First edition, first printing. Inscribed on the title page: "To Judy, / With my warmest / best wishes, / Enjoy...
  • Apropos of Dolores
    London: Jonathan Cape, 1938 First edition. Fine in a very good or better dust jacket.  
  • Between Thought and Expression: Selected Lyrics of Lou Reed
    New York: Hyperion, 1991 First edition. Signed by Reed on the half-title page. A few minor scratches to the dust jacket, and faint traces of...
  • Burning Bright
    New York: Viking Press, 1950 First edition. A fine copy. The dust jacket all but fine, only with minor creasing, a slight trace of abrasion...
  • Capitalism and Freedom
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1962 First edition. First printing, with no additional publications mentioned on the copyright page, and “with the assistance of Rose...
  • Clear and Present Danger
    New York: Putnam, 1989 First edition. First printing. Boldly signed by Clancy on the half title page. A very good copy, in a very good,...
  • Critical Path
    New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1981 First edition. First printing. Signed by R. Buckminster Fuller on the title page, and additionally signed by the adjuvant...
  • Die Blechtrommel, and Katz und Maus
    The first two books of the Danzig trilogy, both first editions in the original German, together with a booklet signed by Grass.  Die Blechtrommel (Herman Luchterhand Verlag:...
  • Driving Blind
    New York: Avon Books, 1997  First edition. Signed by the author on the title page. A fine copy in a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
    New York: Putnam, 1982 First edition. Inscribed by the author on the title page: "for Jonathan / William Kotzwinkle." Tiny traces of ink spots on...
  • Fie! Fie! Fi-Fi!
    Cincinnati: The John Church Company, 1914 First edition. A very early Fitzgerald work, his first writing for a production at the Princeton University Triangle Club....
  • Foucault's Pendulum
    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989 First edition (first US trade edition). Inscribed on the half-title page: "To Michael Kandell / from / Umberto."  A fine...
  • Four Plays
    New York: Theatre Communications Group, 1997.  The softcover first edition of Emily Mann's Four Plays, inscribed by the author in the year of publication. A near fine copy, appearing...